We have been provided, via efficient procurement processes, with goods, services and construction works that are both proportionate to our needs but also that represent value for money. We see “Value for Money” as the ‘four Es’ as
A significant achievement in bringing together 12 Kent authorities in a joint tendering exercise which generated savings through economies of scale,
Introduced new ways of remote working, new technologies and savings in the capital budget,
A joint project with Swale Borough Council that provided savings to Maidstone of £132,000,
This has been tendered for Maidstone and as a direct commission for Tunbridge Wells and Swale resulting in savings for the three councils
Was a joint project with Ashford and Swale Borough Councils, and Kent County Council, undertaken by the Procurement Team, using the Competitive Dialogue Process. It will deliver £1 million revenue savings per annum for Maidstone alone and increase recycling during the life of the contract.
Following the formation of the joint ICT service for Maidstone, Tunbridge Wells and Swale, the Procurement Team have undertaken procurement exercises to acquire hardware and software to provide centralised services.
Following as tendering exercise Maidstone’s High Street has been re-surfaced with improved pedestrian areas, traffic flow and visual impact.
A series of lottery funded projects which resulted in the most significant and visible enhancements to the parks and open spaces of Maidstone since the Millennium River Park project.